Geoff Plant is a Partner in the Vancouver law firm Gall Legge Grant Zwack LLP. He also works as a Mediator and Arbitrator in public and private law disputes. He was the Attorney General of British Columbia and Minister responsible for Treaty Negotiations from 2001 to 2005. As Attorney General, Mr. Plant was the Chair of the Legislative Review Committee and the Minister responsible for the creation and oversight of the Citizens’ Assembly on Electoral Reform.
Since 2005, Mr. Plant has undertaken a number of major public law and policy projects. He served as Senior Advisor to the Government of British Columbia in negotiations with respect to a proposal to enact legislation to implement the new relationship between the Province and the three major First Nation political organizations in British Columbia. In 2006, Mr. Plant was appointed as a Special Advisor to the Premier and Minister of Advanced Education to lead a project called “Campus 2020: Thinking Ahead”. From May 2007 until February 2009, Mr. Plant served as Vancouver’s Civil City Commissioner.
From 2010 until June 2017, Mr. Plant served as Board Chair of the British Columbia Land Title & Survey Authority, the Canada West Foundation, and the Dalai Lama Center for Peace and Education. He is currently Board Vice-Chair of BC Ferries and since 2015 has served as Chancellor of Emily Carr University of Art + Design